Posted 2 weeks ago

Minimum Data Set (MDS) Coordinator

Company: DuPage County
Category: Healthcare, Office & Administration


Type: Full Time

DuPage County is seeking a Minimum Data Set (MDS) Coordinator for the Kenneth Moy DuPage Care Center. Responsibilities are the following:

  • Coordinates with other departments to collect and input the information required for the federally mandated assessments (MDS).
  • Monitors input to ensure accuracy, timeliness and compliance with reimbursement authorities and standards.
  • Reviews clinical charts and condition of patients.
  • Plans and coordinates resident’s plan of care with other members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Discusses resident condition with physicians, nursing staff and family members.
  • Completes the computer database required for the MDS.
  • Oversees documentation to comply with Medicare or Illinois Department of Public Aid  reimbursement rules.
  • Leads care plan conferences and other interdisciplinary meetings.
  • Interprets resident charts to accurately complete sections of the MDS.
  • Reviews resident charts for contradictions in information and researches any contradictions to determine what is valid.
  • Stays current with job related professional developments, regulations and standards.
  • Recommends hires and promotions, directs and evaluates employment decisions for all assigned positions.